…You know, it’s one thing to lose an election when you’re out-spent. It’s a whole ‘nother thing entirely when you’re out-spent with your own money. I’ve long suspected that Fulton County taxpayers’ dollars were spent for political purposes regarding whether South Fulton should be a city, but today, I received the smoking gun. Today, I received an e-mail with two attachments showing copies of checks cut by Fulton County Government to pay for an advertising proposal along with a round of radio ads advocating the defeat of the City of South Fulton. For those of you wanting some background information dealing with what I’m talking about, read “$85,500 of mis-used Fulton County funds?” or better yet, just look at the proposal for the “You Have A Third Option: Broadcast Media Campaign” (PDF File).
The following two checks were issued by Fulton County to A.) pay for the cost of generating the proposal ($5,000), and B.) pay for the radio spots ($4,000):
I am…words cannot describe my emotions right now. This is just…yeah.